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  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ABB and Aibel have formed a strategic partnership to deliver offshore wind integration solutions. ABB will focus on its high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology, while Aibel will take turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) responsibility for the design, construction, installation and commissioning of the offshore platforms. The partners will collaborate on the design, engineering and […]

  • 14 July 2016

    Following a three-day journey of Nordsee One’s substation platform from Aalborg, Denmark, a floating crane yesterday placed the 2,100-tonne substation onto a 50-meter tall foundation.  Matthias Esken, Package Manager for the substation, added: “I’m glad to report that the design and fabrication phase was successfully completed on schedule. With installation complete, we are now in the process of offshore […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued two separate calls for bids, one for a detailed design of an offshore platform, and the other for an EPC contract for submarine cables that will link the company’s Modular Offshore Grid to the mainland infrastructure. The OSY platform will be situated up to 45 kms offshore Belgian North Sea […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Nexans has opened a new high voltage test laboratory at its Calais Center of Excellence in France, making it fully operational with the capacity to test cable systems up to 1.5 million volts.

  • 1 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has secured a new award by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH – a subsidiary of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, transmission grid operator in Germany – worth approximately € 230 million to design, produce and install a power cable system for the offshore wind park cluster West of Adlergrund in the German Baltic Sea. The award comes […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the Chinese power cables manufacturer ZTT with a contract to supply and construct a 155kV HVAC grid connection between the 497MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm and the 900MW BorWin3 DC grid connection system in the North Sea.

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The low winning bids for the Borssele offshore wind farms in the most recent tender rounds in the Netherlands were partly due to the fact that ”wind farm developers have the security of having TenneT as the designated offshore grid operator”, the transmission systems operator said.

  • 28 September 2015
    Grid Connection

    The European Commission has granted the revised technical layout for the “Kriegers Flak – Combined Grid Solution” interconnection, planned by two transmission system operators, from Denmark and 50Hertz from Germany. The project will receive funding of up to EUR 150 million from the European Energy Programme for Recovery (EEPR). The new interconnection is planned […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has launched a new alternating-current (AC) grid access solution for connecting near-shore wind power plants to the grid. The new solution consists of an offshore transformer module (OTM) attached directly to a wind turbine, and acts as a distributed transmission asset. Nominally rated in incremental 250 megawatt blocks it can be linked together to provide […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT is looking for a contractor who will carry out horizontal directional drilling (HDD) works for the connection of the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm area. 

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine AC (alternating current) power cable system for a new wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk. The underwater cables will feed the electricity generated by the 400-megawatt (MW) Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm into the UK national grid. The order was received […]

  • 3 April 2013

    CG, along with its consortium partners, has been awarded a $44 million contract for the construction of an offshore HV substation in the Netherlands from Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects BV. CG, in consortium with Cofely Fabricom and Iemants, will design, deliver and install the high voltage offshore substation for the Luchterduinen project. The Luchterduinen […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has won a contract to deliver two converter stations for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. The interconnector is being jointly developed by National Grid Ventures, Great Britain, and Energinet, Denmark via National Grid Viking Link Ltd. and Energinet Eltransmission A/S. Viking Link is […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ABB has presented a new, compact, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) solution for offshore wind which is said to cut the weight and the volume of an offshore platform by more than half and eliminate the need for alternating current (AC) substation platforms. ABB’s new HVDC solution eliminates the need for AC platforms since the wind turbine generators can now […]

  • 7 March 2014

    ABB has launched a low voltage wind turbine converter, targeting onshore and offshore utility-scale wind turbines.  The ACS880 wind turbine converter is rated from 0.8 to 8 megawatt (MW), with the highest powers being assembled using parallel-connected sub-converters. The liquid-cooled full power converter is available in in-line and back-to-back configurations and for operation with induction […]

  • 7 March 2012

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $15 million from E.ON UK, to supply the power export cables for the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. ABB will design and supply 2×14 kilometer (km) circuits of 132 kilovolts (kV) three-core AC submarine cable, with integrated fiber optics, to connect […]

  • 4 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The installation of a wave energy park off Sotenäs Municipality in Sweden started on July 1. The generator is placed on the seabed and connected to the buoys on the surface that capture the wave motion energy, transforming this into electrical energy. The wave devices are connected through a switch system, which sends AC power […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Anbaric has filed a request with ISO-New England for a 1,200MW HVDC interconnection to a substation in Brayton Point, Massachusetts, that would collect energy produced by offshore wind projects. According to Anbaric, the proposal will offer expanded wind generation procurements off Massachusetts resulting from the recent federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) auctions of offshore […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $400 million from NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc., to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission solution creating the first electricity link between the island of Newfoundland and the North American power grid. The order was […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) at the Borssele Wind Farm Zone in the Netherlands.

  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    Following the grid connections for the offshore wind farm clusters BorWin2 and HelWin1, Siemens Energy will also install a turnkey grid connection in the North Sea for the SylWin cluster. Purchaser is the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT. In a consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian Powerlink, Siemens will connect DanTysk, located west of […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted Anbaric Development Partners (ADP) the rights to solicit customers and sell transmission rights to a 2GW–2.4GW offshore wind transmission system in southern New England called the Massachusetts Ocean Grid. ADP will offer its offshore grid to developers that currently hold federal offshore wind leases as well as to those that are yet to obtain them.

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has won an order worth more than USD 250 million from DONG Energy to deliver a 220-kilovolt high-voltage cable system that will connect the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the North Sea to the UK mainland grid. ABB will supply alternating current (AC) submarine cable systems […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has returned an Environmental Assesment Report (EIA) of a floating wind project developed by Eolfi back to the Bureau of Energy, citing navigation safety concerns.

  • 12 August 2013

    The Swedish port of Karlskrona is the home to the ABB High Voltage cables division. This is where HVDC and HVAC cables for the offshore industry are designed and produced since mid of last century. Today the infield and the export cables for offshore wind farms are part of the portfolio. The offshore cable installation works are also coordinated from […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order worth around USD 80 million from Rentel NV in Belgium to deliver an advanced cable system that will connect the offshore substation at the 309MW Rentel wind farm located off the Belgian coastline to the mainland close to Zeebrugge.  ABB will design, manufacture and install the approximately 40 kilometer long extruded […]